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PostPosted: 29 Mar 2018, 12:19 
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Dean wrote:
Not my kettle. :lol:

I've ordered some styrofoam mannequin heads and these should arrive in the next four weeks. Will make for better props. :D


A lot of mannequins without bodies then,cool,at least you have place for all the heads :D Sure it's going to look amazing

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PostPosted: 09 Apr 2018, 21:08 
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Dean wrote:
Clansman Anti-G garment Mk2A as used by Mirage F1 pilots.
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Nice, I have one of those too (1986 mfr). The pilot must have been a jockey as there's no way I can fit into it!

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Mines at the other end of the spectrum ... long!

It complements my Aerazur Type 817-M2 anti-g suit which arrived with the Mirage IIIs.

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Dean wrote:
Mines at the other end of the spectrum ... long!


Mine's also a Mk2 A SPEC: KA3259 (Made 1986) Size: Small Regular. Are these South African or foreign produced? Also trying to figure the most effective way to display it? Over a mannequin wearing a flightsuit would be the most obvious answer but the ones I've available here are not jockey dimensions either.

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It complements my Aerazur Type 817-M2 anti-g suit which arrived with the Mirage IIIs.


I'm interested to see how it compares, visually.

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PostPosted: 11 Apr 2018, 09:18 
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Yup, I was also thinking of purchasing a mannequin or two (one for jet pilot, another for helicopter).

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I'm interested to see how it compares, visually.


Major visual difference is that the Type 817-M2 has only one 'transparent' pocket and a clip for the air hose.

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Cool. Do you know if the Clansman is manufactured in South Africa or "from the overseas"? :)

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Clansman was based in Pietermaritzburg, also manufacturing flight overalls, flack jackets, etc.

I think the Clansman Mk2A was the general anti-g trouser for the SAAF during the 70's and 80's and 90's.

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Dean wrote:
Clansman was based in Pietermaritzburg, also manufacturing flight overalls, flack jackets, etc.

I think the Clansman Mk2A was the general anti-g trouser for the SAAF during the 70's and 80's and 90's.


Thanks Dean, yes the SAAF flightsuit I have is also a Clansman.

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I've not added to this thread for a while, but the collection has grown substantially.

Arrived this week: USAAF K-2B lightweight flying suite, used by a SAAF 2 Squadron Sabre pilot in Korea. :D

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